Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lagniappe

TED talks are very popular, but are you familiar with TED-Ed? TED-Ed presentations are original lessons on all sorts of subjects that “feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators.”  They are shorter than TED … Continue reading

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Quotes of Note

“As I have retired, and live at my ease, I possess the means that I used to want, of considering what I have seen, at leisure. My experiences have a more remarkable aspect, so reviewed, than they had when they … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

NPR has a very interesting article that links popular books to similar books, short stories, TV programs, video games, podcasts, etc. that one might also find interesting.  You can also simply look at it as a list of interesting items … Continue reading

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The Murrow Boys

In the early days of radio there was no reporting on any of the networks.  Instead, on-air personalities sifted through the stories provided by the wire services and read what they thought was most interesting.  And in general the American … Continue reading

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Music on the Sunny Side

Sunday morning, June 5, 2016 I will once again host the three hour program “Music on the Sunny Side” on WBRH-FM in Baton Rouge.  The show is broadcast from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central Time.  Normally I host the … Continue reading

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Quiz of the Month – June 2016

The Intellectual Devotional: Modern Culture by David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim is essentially a trivia book that is filled with interesting information for each day of the year.  The book is broken into 52 weeks with different categories … Continue reading

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